As maintainer of Sinatra, Konstantin Haase is an Open Source developer by heart. Ruby has become his language of choice since 2005. He regularly contributes to different widespread projects, including Rubinius, Rack, Rails and MRI. In 2012, he received the Ruby Hero Award for his outstanding contributions to the community. He now works at Travis CI in Berlin, Germany.
Koichi Sasada is a programmer, mainly developing the Ruby interpreter (CRuby/MRI). He received a Ph.D (Information Science and Technology) from the University of Tokyo in 2007. He became a faculty of University of Tokyo as an Assistant associate from 2006 to 2008 and Assistant professor from 2008 to 2012.
After 13 years in the university, he is now a member of Matz's team in Heroku, Inc. He is also a director of Ruby Association.
André thinks Ruby is pretty neat. He builds web applications for clients at Cloud City in San Francisco, and works on Bundler and Rubygems rather frequently.
Bryan is a freelance Ruby on Rails trainer. He is the author of the open-sourced book "Rails: A Student Manual" and the creator of "RailsFTW", an alternative Rails installer to RailsInstaller for Windows. He is also an active member of the Philippine Ruby Users Group and often serves as the camera man and maintainer of the group website.
David works as a developer at GitHub. There he's part of the team building GitHub Enterprise. In a previous life, he was member of the JRuby core team and the creator of the Trinidad application server.
Chang Sau Sheong is the Director of Regional Solutions Engineering for Asia and Latin America in PayPal. He is responsible to deliver integrated solutions and products that are needed by business units the respective regions.
Previously, he was the Director of HP Labs Singapore, responsible for managing a team of research scientists and engineers focusing on researching, developing and testing cloud computing and Big Data technologies for HP.
Before joining HP, Sau Sheong was the Chief Technology Officer for Garena and Director of Engineering for Yahoo! Southeast Asia. Sau Sheong is an active developer on many open source projects and has also published 3 technical books. His latest is ‘Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby’ with O’Reilly Media, which explores how we can discover the data that is intertwined with our daily lives.
Joseph Dayo has been in the IT industry for 10 years. He has experience on developing on a variety of platforms. Most of those years has been about web development, and for the past 4 years he has been using Ruby on Rails and occasionally develops Android applications as well.
He currently is involved with various opensource pet projects like Droiuby and is passionate about the future of Ruby on mobile.
Kevin Dewalt has been a hacker for 34 years, an entrepreneur for 18, and a VC/Angel for 10. For the past 5 years he has been evangelizing the Lean Startup movement worldwide and have mentored thousands of entrepreneurs, most recently through his current startup.
Kevin uses Ruby & Rails to execute more effectively on his startup. He has taught hundreds of hackers to do the same - and he can help you as well.
Ashe Dryden is an indie ruby developer living in Madison, WI. She's been involved with the web in some form or another over the course of the past 13 years.
Ashe is an outspoken educator for diversity, inclusiveness, and empathy. She's currently writing a book on increasing diversity within companies, as well as working on a video series and site to serve as a resource to people who want to get involved.
When she isn't discussing technology or it’s intersection with culture, she's cycling, tweeting, playing board games, debating the social implications of Star Trek episodes, being that awkward girl at the party, and waiting for her next burrito fix.
A Ruby on Rails developer for the last 5 years, PJ currently works at Engine Yard as the Community Engineer. Additionally, he organizes the Western New York Ruby Brigade. Traveling to conferences and Ruby meet ups around the US and Canada, PJ likes to spread the word on the importance of community and coding, stressing the importance of outreach and focusing on the human side of being a coder.
PJ has been known to organize impromptu conference jam sessions, karaoke smackdowns, and is a member of the original "RailsConf Band".
Ben takes himself very seriously. He works for 1minus1, a digital agency hailing from Farnham, the town that time forgot - in sunny England. He is a rubyist, go-nut, open source lover and contributor, and has spent the last XX years developing the most epic APIs. When not shipping bugs, Ben can be found grooming his beard.
Jervin is a member of Percona's Rapid Response consulting team. When you come to Percona for consulting and support, chances are he'll be greeting you first. His primary role is to make sure customer issues are handled efficiently and professionally. Jervin joined Percona in May 2010. Starting as a PHP programmer, Jervin quickly got involved with the LAMP stack. He has worked on several high-traffic sites and a number of specialized web applications; i.e., mobile content distribution. Before joining Percona, Jervin also worked with several hosting companies, providing care for customer hosted services and data on both Linux and Windows.
Michael is a software developer turned tech entrepreneur. He is currently running a bootstrapped startup (http://www.doorkeeperhq.com), and so also doing tech consulting on the side.
zzak is the documentation maintainer for cruby and contributor to many other open-source projects.
Nick Sutterer is proud to be a member of the Ruby open source community. His Cells and Apotomo projects have been bringing increased view modularity and event-driven programming to Rails for years.
He has enjoyed attending, and speaking at Ruby conferences around the world. Buy him a beer sometime, and with very little prompting, he will tell you why there should be no such thing as a double-render error, why you should not confuse your models with your resources, and how to play a mean bass in a punk rock band.
Winston is the Founder of JollyGoodCode, a consultancy that specialises in Agile and Ruby. Formerly from Pivotal Labs, he's been doing Ruby since 2007 and is a fervent proponent of engineering happiness. Winston loves to contribute to open source, having built gems such as GoogleVisualr and Cactus. He's also the organiser of monthly Ruby meetups in Singapore and RedDotRubyConference since 2013.
Amy is a software engineer at Airbnb. Prior to Airbnb, she did machine learning research on the ASIMO team at Honda Research Institute in Japan and HCI research at the University of Tokyo. She also enjoys hardware hacking and the intersection of art and technology-- in particular, making tools that enable people to be more creative.
Andy Su is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at inDinero. The company has helped thousands of entrepreneurs better manage their accounting, taxes, and payroll. He studied computer science at U.C. Berkeley and has won state and national math competitions. Andy has been featured in Forbes' 30 Under 30 and Inc Magazine's 30 Under 30 lists.
Vipul works as a Software Consultant with BigBinary LLC. He is an avid Rails and Ruby Projects Contributor. His spare time is spent exploring and contributing to many Open Source ruby projects, when not dabbling with Clojure or Rubymotion.
RubyConfPH will be held at SMX Convention Center (Taguig). SMX is on the 3rd and 4th levels of SM Aura Premier shopping mall.
26th Street corner McKinley Parkway Taguig City 1634
The venue is situated at Bonifacio Global City (also known as The Fort), the newest urban lifestyle and booming business district of Metro Manila. Home to many modern skyscrapers, upscale condominiums and multinational educational institutions, it is very safe to roam around BGC and enjoy its numerous shopping establishments, trendy restaurants and other recreational places. BGC is 30-45 minutes away from the airport and 15 minutes away from Makati City Central Business District.
The conference hotel is Seda Hotel which is 5 minutes away from the venue. The discounted rate is Php5,500 (plus tax) per night. There is no conference code to use. You'll have to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to avail of the rate.
The other hotel inside Bonifacio Global City is F1 Hotel. Hotels in Makati are a short taxi ride away.
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Aside from client work, Proudcloud is also the technology partner for local startups such Guestlist.ph, Artisteconnect.com, NDFY.me, and HeyGarch.com.
Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.